Entries by Ayold

Water Tank Linings

Keep water fresh and safe with Water Tank Linings Water Tank Linings are applied to the inside of a water tank to protect against leakage. But that’s not all, it also makes sure the water is not be contaminated by rust (from erosion) and outer contamination. It can be used on almost any tank, style […]

Powder coating Adelaide

Powder coating in Adelaide As the popularity of powder coatings is still growing, the demand for powder coating services, also in Adelaide, is greater than ever. The success of powder coatings does not come as a surprise due to the fact that they are: An economical option: process can be automatised and excess powder re-used; […]

Powder coating Gold Coast

Powder coating in Gold Coast The popularity of powder coating is increasing on Gold Coast, as it is also in the rest of Australia. One of the main reasons for this is that powder coatings are suitable for various applications and they have many beneficial characteristics. Powder coating is suitable for car wheels or large […]

Graffiti removal Melbourne

Remove graffiti fast and effectively Graffiti is a nuisance that you would rather not have on your walls and fences. If you anyway discover a messy “work of art” on your property, report it to the local authorities and arrange removal as soon as possible. Removing graffiti quickly is important for 2 reasons: The longer […]

Graffiti removal Sydney

Graffiti removal maintains clean environment in Sydney Graffiti is a form of street art; however, there are places where it does not belong and, where its artistic value is not appreciated. The parties that suffer the most from graffiti are real estate owners and city councils which eventually need to pay for graffiti removal to […]

Graffiti removal Australia

Fast graffiti removal minimises the damage Sometimes graffiti pleases the eye: it is a form of street art and can be very attractive. However, in most cases graffiti is a nuisance for real estate owners and should be got rid of as soon as it is noticed. Namely, the best way to prevent graffiti is […]

Wood coating Australia

Wood coating for decoration and protection in Australia Wood is a beautiful and strong, yet vulnerable material which is often used in building and construction sectors. The popularity of wood has to do with its many advantages and of course, its naturally beautiful looks. Different types of wood are used for example in the joinery […]

Zinc coating / Galvanisation

What is galvanization? Galvanisation is the process of applying a protective zinc coating to steel or iron, to prevent rusting. The most common method is hot-dip galvanising, in which parts are submerged in a bath of molten zinc. Galvanising protects in three ways: It forms a coating of zinc which, when intact, prevents corrosive substances […]

Coating manufacturers Australia

Coating manufacturers Australia The only Australian coating manufacture that reached the top 88 producers in 2016 was Dulux Group. However, there are also other, smaller Australian paint producers. some of them focus on the traditional coatings including consumer goods and industrial coatings. Nonetheless, there also manufacturers who are experimenting with nanotechnology and smart coatings. The […]

Wind turbine coating Australia

Wind power Australia Wind power is the second biggest contributor to renewable energy ion Australia. 4% of all the energy generated in Australia comes from wind power. Wind power is generated by wind turbines which are often placed to a close range of each other forming wind farms. Australia’s largest wind farm is Macarthur Wind […]

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Non slip paint for timber

Increase safety with non slip paint for timber Wooden surfaces are not slippery as long as they are not wet. Walking on wet timber might, however, be risky and lead to falling or slipping. Fortunately, as there are many different slip resistant coating solutions, there are also suitable products for wooden surfaces. These include traditional […]

Anti climb paint

Non-drying paint for vandalism prevention Anti climb paint is a “non-drying” coating system which forms a thick and oily layer making it difficult for intruders to gain foothold on the surface. The anti climb paint resembles a layer of smooth glossy paint by appearance; however, this one does not dry. The surface thus remains slippery […]

Smog eating coating

Self cleaning coating that eats smog? The New York based engineering materials and solutions company, Arconic, envisioned a three-mile-high skyscraper covered in a smog eating coating. It is only 2017, but the company is already looking 45 years ahead. Arconic’s engineers work with futurists to imagine the technologies that will be most favorable several decades from […]

Electroluminescent paint

Making any surface a light with electroluminescent paint Electroluminescent paint is a light emitting coating which can make any object or surface a light. The paint system, however, requires an electrical current passing through it to let it emit light. Electroluminescent paint is, in principle, suitable for any non porous material such as wood, metals […]

Surface coating technology

What is surface coating technology? Surface coating technology covers all mixtures of binders, pigments, solvents and other additives which  form decorative or functional films on surfaces after drying or curing.  Surface coatings include paints, dying oils and varnishes, synthetic clear coatings, chemical surface treatments and other products whose primary function is to protect the surface […]

High Performance Coatings AU

What is HPC coating? High performance coatings (HPC) products in general are essential for a broad range of markets, including transportation, buildings and infrastructure, industrial and consumer goods. Their main purpose is thus, to increase durability and improve performance of surfaces, objects and products. High performance coatings are common in everything from ships, cars, aircraft, […]

Thermoplastic coating Australia

What is thermoplastic coating? Thermoplastic coating is usually a form of  powder coating even though it exists also in liquid form. For example traffic marking paint and line marking coatings can be liquid thermoplastics. Traditionally, the coating is, however, a plastic powder. The main difference between thermoset and thermoplastic powders is that thermoplastics do not settle […]

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Nano coatings Australia

Nanotechnology for coatings Nanotechnology has been around since the 1970’s, and new ways of profiting from it are constantly found. The technology allows extremely durable nanocoatings to exist. These coatings are not sealers but rather molecular modifications which result in water and dirt repelling easy-to-clean surfaces. Nanocoat is common in many industries such as: Aerospace […]

Mould resistant paint

What is anti mould paint? Mould resistant paint, also know as anti fungal paint is an antimicrobial coating system which prevents fungi such as mould and mildew from growing on the surface. Mould is the worst nightmare of any property owner; it namely looks ugly, reduces the value of the property and is a serious […]

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Anti slip coating

Anti slip coating makes slippery surfaces safe As we know, many untreated surfaces can be extremely slippery especially when they become wet. Anti slip coating (non slip paint) has been developed to prevent slips and fall on those surfaces and increase safety for example in working places and public buildings. The coatings are also suitable […]

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Fire resistant coating Australia

Save lives with fire resistant coating Flame or fire resistant coating belongs to the group of fire retardants, which are an important part of today’s fire protection. These coatings are somewhat immune to fire and therefore, ideal for increasing the endurance of structures also in cases of fire. Unfortunately, a 100% fireproof paint does not […]

Exterior wall paint Sydney

Exterior wall paint Sydney See our overview of exterior wall paint companies and services in Sydney. Feel free to contact us and submit your company or suggest one in the area.

Epoxy floor coatings Melbourne

Epoxy floor coating and garage flooring specialists in Melbourne See our overview of epoxy floor coating companies and services in Melbourne. Feel free to contact us and submit your company or suggest one in the area.   Smooth, hard and glossy garage floor A self smoothing epoxy coating is an excellent flooring solution for the garage. The smooth, […]

Epoxy floor coating Brisbane

Epoxy floor coating and industrial floor coatings specialists in Brisbane See our overview of epoxy floor coating companies and services in Brisbane. Feel free to contact us and submit your company or suggest one in the area.   Recommended use of epoxy floor coating There are primarily three uses of self leveling epoxy floor coating. It is suitable […]

Exterior wall paint

Decorating and protecting walls Exterior wall coatings are applied on facades of buildings. The exterior wall paint not only is decorative but also protective. The protective properties are crucial due to the fact that exterior walls must last long and be able to survive in all kinds of weather conditions. Therefore, the paint is usually UV resistant and […]

Xylan coating process for cars

What is Xylan coating? Xylan is generally used to reduce friction, improve wear resistance and create non-stick surfaces. The most common application is in non-stick cookware. However, Xylan coating is also in extensive use in the automotive industry as well as in the oil and gas industry for corrosion protection. Is Xylan then the same […]

Chemical coatings in Australia

Why use chemical coatings? Chemical coatings can refer either to coatings that are resistant to chemicals or to coating applications through chemical processes (conversion coatings). In this article the focus lies thus, on chemical resistant coatings. Business processes often require use of chemicals and acids which are necessary in order to achieve delivery objectives. Therefore, to […]

Aluminium coating – Anodising

What is anodising? Anodising, is a form of coating aluminium. It is the successful development and control of a natural oxidation process of aluminium. In fact anodising is a form of corrosion on aluminium which occurs when the metal reacts with the environment.  Producing a hard, transparent surface that is integral with base aluminium, is […]

Ceramic coating Australia

What is ceramic coating? Ceramic coatings are common in many industrial applications. However, some of them are suitable for consumers and applicable by non-professionals. The most common ceramic coating applications take place there, where heat resistance is a requirement. Ceramic coatings offer heat protection up to 1200°C and are therefore suitable for many industrial application […]

Glass coating Australia

Innovative glass protection in Australia; Glass coating Nano technology and glass coating allows development of hydrophobic and super hydrophobic coating. These are waterproof and often also water repellent. Often the superhydrophobic coatings also have oleophobic properties meaning that they do not only repel water but also grease and oils. The only way to maintain clean glass […]

Hygienic coating

Hygienic paint for F&B and other industries In Australia, many industries deal with strict hygiene and other regulations for safety reasons. The food and beverage industry together with health care and chemical sectors are the most regulated business when it comes to safety and sanitation. Therefore, hygienic coating is in a crucial position in these […]

Drone coating inspections

Drone coating inspections: the future of detecting need for repair Coating inspections in oil and gas takers, ships and other marine structures is crucial regarding durability and safety of the platforms. Traditionally the inspections are part of standard maintenance routine but they do involve risks; especially regarding employee safety. The coating inspections must take place […]

Coating Inspector Jobs Australia

Coating inspections in Australia Coating Inspectors evaluate coatings such as paints, urethanes, adhesives and zinc according to given specifications. The purpose is to ensure that parts, products and surfaces meet certain requirements and pass quality testing. The responsibilities of a coating inspector include spot-checking and recording joint surface cleanliness conditions prior to tape/sleeve applications, spot-checking […]

Yacht paint Australia

Yacht paint for protection and decoration The Australian boat owners are often concerned with the protection and appearance of their vessels and naturally are looking for the best coating options. Yacht paint is a general term for all types of coatings that are applied on yachts, speedboats and other small and middle size vessels. The three […]

Coating types in Australia

What is coating exactly? Before we can explain different coating types it is important to know what coating is. Coating is often defined as a layer or covering applied to a surface of an object. There are coatings for industrial use but also for consumers. The consumer coatings refer mainly to decorative paints for design and […]

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Coating industry in Sydney

There are many coatings operators in Sydney There are the well known large coating manufacturers such as BASF, Dulux, Hempel and Veolia; but also many local operators like: Advanced Powder Coatings & Sand Blasting, Blacktown (powder coatings) J&J Performance, Penrith (automotive coatings) Precision Coating Services, Seven Hills (powder coatings) Higgins Coating Sydney, Artarmon (multiple coatings) Paintastic […]

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Glass coating for cars

Glass coating for cars Australia | Protection Glass coating for cars is relatively new in the automotive coating industry. This type of coating is not really made of glass. It does contain silica, which is also used for making glass, but that’s where the similarities end. Glass is made of the following materials: silica, sodium, calcium, magnesium, alumina […]

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Pee back coating Australia

What is pee back coating? Anti pee paint or pee back coating contributes to a cleaner environment by reducing the nuisance of public urination. The coating forms a water repellent barrier on the substrate which allows any liquid splashed on it bounce back towards the source; thus the name pee back coating. Anti urine coating […]

Garage floor coating

Garage floor coating – does it suit you? Garage floors are always subject to several hazards such as moisture, chemical spills, road salt and naturally heavy mechanical loads and vehicle traffic. These factors together wear and damage the garage floor when it ages. Therefore, it is extremely important to protect the floor appropriately and so, […]

Coating meaning

What does coating mean? In general coating refers to covering a a material (substrate) with another material (substance). A coating is generally used to confer a desired functionality to a substrate that fails to exhibit the function without modification. The usual purposes of coatings include making surfaces and objects: Resistant to corrosion and othe environmental hazards threathening […]

Tank coating

Protective tank coatings Tank coating refers to coating products applied on the outside and on the inside of cargo and storage tanks. Tank coatings: Protect the outside of the tank from weathering and possible damage during transportation Create a barrier between the tank material and the content making sure that the two materials do not […]

Teflon coating AU

What is Teflon coating? Teflon is the trade name of PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene), a polymer consisting of carbon and fluorine. Teflon was developed in 1938 by DuPont scientist Dr. Roy Plunkett. The Teflon coating is a very well-known option for many items such as cooking pots and pans. There are many product life time increasing advantages […]

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Metal coating Australia

Protecting metal with special metal coatings Metal coating includes all coatings which are suitable for applications on metal surfaces. Metal as a material is very common in many industrial applications and construction. Industries such as aerospace, automotive and marine mainly rely on metal work. The popularity of metal is explained by its many positive properties; […]

Indestructible coating

What is indestructible coating The scientists of Harvard University have managed to develop a polymer based flexible two component coating which becomes basically indestructible after curing.  This indestructible coating extremely strong and resists scratches, impact and other damage. Therefore, it is suitable for defense purposes; it can for example play a crucial role in improving […]

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Aerospace coatings

What is aerospace coating? Aerospace coating, or sometimes referred as aircraft paint, aircraft coating or aviation coating, include coatings for commercial and business aviation as well as for military air market, satellites and launch vehicles. Therefore, airplanes, helicopters, jets and other aircrafts flying above Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary and all over Canada are also aerospace coated. The […]

Instant coating

Instantly curing floor coating – increase efficiency Minimal disruption and maximum efficiency are factors that businesses wish to find in a floor coating. The manufacturer of SolidLux is specialised in industrial flooring systems and developed an instant coating which is immediately dry and impact resistant only seconds after application. This one-of-a-kind opaque floor coating system […]

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Oleophobic coating Australia

Nanotechnology allows oleophobic surface development Thanks to today’s advanced nanotechnology, it is possible to create surfaces which repel oils and many solvents. The oil repellent surfaces can be realised with oleophobic coating. The coating was first introduced to the consumer world as a protecting layer on the screen of iPhone 3GS. Nowadays, the screen of […]

Anti reflective coating australia

What is anti reflective coating? Many people who wear glasses choose the traditional option: lenses with anti reflective coating due to the fact that they do not bring on any disturbance. Lenses that do not have anti-reflective coating come with a fundamental disadvantage; they produce clearly visible light reflections that can cause vision problems. These […]